Canada #87 (SG#171) 2c on 3c Bright Rose Carmine 1899 Surcharges Re-Entry VF-80-J OG

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SKU 322183982501

A well centered and very fine mint OG example of this provisional issue in the bright rose carmine shade (rose carmine , carmine, pale carmine, and deep bright carmine shades are shown to the right for comparison purposes only), with jumbo margins. On vertical wove paper measuring 0.0035" thick. Very thick letters that show clear signs of wear and are characteristic of a late printing just after the surcharge type had become worn. In addition, there is a re-entry in the "A" of "Canada". Unitrade values a VF-75 OG example with no re-entry at $30. The stamp offered here grades 80-J as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70 (jumbo)

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5


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